These days of dust
Which we've known
Will blow away with this new sun

from Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust."

This is a promise that things are going to change for the better. He then goes on to say that “I’ll kneel down wait for now” this is a sign of submission, recognizing it is going to take some time but he will wait. Later on in the song he says “break my step and relent” He realizes that it’s not going to play out according to his wishes, the person is relenting or trying to avoid the pain.

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